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Forever a Lumberjack: Bemidji High School holds 118th commencement ceremony
Minnesota man who served time for overdose death dies shortly after release
Ireland votes to overturn abortion ban, 'culmination of a quiet revolution,' prime minister says
USC's president agrees to step down amid growing outrage over scandals
North, South Korean leaders meet to 'frankly' discuss Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says
Bemidji Youth Soccer opens summer at Shakopee
Top prospect Massimo Rizzo commits to UND
Commentary: A day on the Twins' grounds crew left me exhausted, dirty and satisfied
After starring in the Minnesota Miracle, Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs is focused on next step
Paxton dominant again as Mariners top Twins
Marles Ruth Kangas
Melverna nee Lindquist Watkins
John Paul Lembi
Janet "Gripp" Anderson
Juliana Mathilda Hommerding
Commentary: Take a break before transitioning to non-caregiving life
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Consumers, craft brewers behind shift that has barley growers, malters adjusting
Why you're getting flooded with privacy notifications in your email
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
More than just business: Wells receives Lifetime Achievement Award for helping others
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
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Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safe family holiday can include safe grilling
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Defending the Second Amendment in its entirety
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
May 2, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Symphony’s performance was purely phenomenal
I attended the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra concert Sunday afternoon. It was phenomenal. The opening number, Grieg's Piano Concerto in A minor,...
May 2, 2018 - 10:10am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Music teaches vital skills needed in society
I appreciated getting the news, in a recent Bemidji Pioneer article, about the school board decision in the Laporte schools to cancel their music...
May 2, 2018 - 9:15am
April 29, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s time to admit the Carnegie project has been defeated
For six years we have followed the progress of the Save the Carnegie Library committee. This committee was formed by people who believed that...
April 29, 2018 - 2:15pm
April 27, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Some people can’t understand threats to our environment
To all the people who are pro-pipeline, pro-mines, pro-fossil fuels, anti-environment and thus anti-earth-friendly:
April 27, 2018 - 9:15am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We need to enforce laws already on the books, not create more
In response to Kitura Main's letter (April 22): The AR15 is not the first weapon to be developed for the military. There are many others that...
April 27, 2018 - 8:15am
April 20, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
I was very disappointed to hear of Laporte cancelling their music program. The way they did it without asking for parent input and the thought that they did it without letting a very knowable dedicated teacher of 34 years know is horrible.
April 20, 2018 - 12:17pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Firefighters, friends and neighbors came to our rescue
Recently we suffered a fire to our home that destroyed the entire interior of the home between water and smoke damage. We were lucky that all people and pets were able to get out of the house safely and without incident.
April 20, 2018 - 12:16pm
April 18, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji is fortunate to have folks share their time and talents
This past Friday evening I did a book launch at Watermark Art Center in Bemidji for “Pawns,” the second book in my Chickenhouse Chronicles...
April 18, 2018 - 10:15am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Access to weapons can actually bring about peace
Nuclear weapons are a hotly contested issue. Some believe that arsenals worldwide should be dismantled, some believe that we should actually...
April 18, 2018 - 9:15am
April 15, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: How about a public hearing on invasive species?
A question has been thrown out there on how we can provide access in such a way that it prevents the spread of aquatic invasive species? The...
April 15, 2018 - 2:14pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We need to learn how to respect others’ opinions
Being a politically labeled teenager in America comes with its struggles. When I state my opinions in a school setting, it doesn’t end well....
April 15, 2018 - 12:51pm
April 13, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A little bit of knowledge can be dangerous
Since the killings in Florida, various groups have attempted to co-opt the tragedy for political gain. Give a politician just a little bit of...
April 13, 2018 - 10:30am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: School shootings are not because of the AR-15
In response to Pamela Kelsey’s letter to the editor (April 8):
April 13, 2018 - 9:30am
April 11, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Amnesty group fighting for refugee rights in our state
There are 22.5 million people across the world who are refugees; 51 percent of them are children. We are experiencing the largest refugee crisis...
April 11, 2018 - 9:15am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Providers should have input on day care policies
When the current rules were put into effect that govern day care, I had the privilege of sitting in on a statewide board that went to the Legislature...
April 11, 2018 - 8:15am